10 Jan '13, 6pm

EU Antitrust Chief: Google “Diverting Traffic” & Will Be Forced To Change

While saying he’s “still investigating,” the head of the European Union’s antitrust regulatory body has told the Financial Times that he’s convinced Google is “diverting traffic” and that it will be forced to change its results. From the FT interview : “We are still investigating, but my conviction is [Google] are diverting traffic,” Mr Almunia told the Financial Times, referring to Google’s preferential treatment of its own vertical search services. That’s Joaquin Almunia, who has been leading the EU’s investigation into charges that Google is acting anti-competitively with its search listings. Almunia also said he felt there was an “abuse” of Google’s dominant position in search. The US Federal Trade Commission reached an agreement with Google earlier this month that was a big win for the company, effectively clearing it of any wrong-doing. Almunia said he expects the EU...

Full article: http://searchengineland.com/eu-antitrust-chief-google-div...

Tweets

Will Europe Force Google to Change How it Displ...

searchenginewatch.com 11 Jan '13, 8pm

Although Google escaped relatively unscathed from a U.S. antitrust investigation into its business practices by the FTC, E...

Group Chief Executive's Email: Civil Unrest

translink.co.uk 14 Jan '13, 11am

You will be aware that over the weekend we faced considerable difficulties keeping services running for our passengers, pa...

AFRICOM gets a new intelligence chief.

defense.gov 10 Jan '13, 6pm

The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert announced today the following ...

After Years Of Anti-Competitive Complaints Foun...

searchengineland.com 10 Jan '13, 5pm

We welcome constructive comments and allow any that meet our common sense criteria. This means being respectful and polite...

EU Tells Google Change The Search Results In Eu...

thedomains.com 17 Jan '13, 6pm

According to FT.com , The EU competition chief Joaquín Almunia told Google today is going to have to change its presents i...

CMs will push developers to have better design

forums.condosingapore.com 13 Jan '13, 3am

No need to resort to drastic measures. Just drop prices lor Frankly, the high-end luxury units still have a lot of margins...

Foundem Sues Google for Anti-Competitive Conduct

Foundem Sues Google for Anti-Competitive Conduct

searchenginewatch.com 11 Jan '13, 7pm

Foundem, a comparison search website that helped initiate a large-scale European Union anti-trust investigation against Go...

CMs will push developers to have better design

forums.condosingapore.com 13 Jan '13, 3am

CMs will push developers to have better design Already happening, FEO Eco, qbay and parc Olympia with sports theme, sky ga...

5 Ways to Fulfill Your Traffic Goals in 2013 Using Data from Google Analytics

5 Ways to Fulfill Your Traffic Goals in 2013 Us...

searchenginejournal.com 10 Jan '13, 5pm

Keep in mind that Bounce Rate measures how many people looked at just one page of your site and then left. Could it be tha...

AFRICOM gets a new intelligence chief.

navy.mil 10 Jan '13, 7pm

A native of Erie, Pa., Rear Adm. Kohler graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1983 and was commissioned an ...

Tackle emissions from diesel cars, EU ministers told: Emissions from diesel vehicles must be cut as part of Euro...

Tackle emissions from diesel cars, EU ministers...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 11 Jan '13, 9am

Emissions from diesel vehicles must be cut as part of Europe’s efforts to tackle air pollution, EU environment minister Ja...

GATA accepting bitcoin donations

GATA accepting bitcoin donations

gata.org 12 Jan '13, 12am

The Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee seeks financial and moral support from the monetary metals mining industry, investors...

Google News "Show Sources" Number Often Wrong

Google News "Show Sources" Number Often Wrong

seroundtable.com 09 Jan '13, 1pm

A Google News Help thread has a complaint that the number shown in the "sources" section of Google News clusters is wrong....

Are You Too Dependent On Google Traffic?

Are You Too Dependent On Google Traffic?

seroundtable.com 08 Jan '13, 1pm

Between all the new Google updates such as Penguin update and the constant Panda updates . Let's not forget the EMD , Page...

Qbay versus Urban Vista - Which will sell better?

forums.condosingapore.com 17 Jan '13, 12am

With the present CM, marginal investors and upgraders will have to come up with more upfront cash, so Qbay being priced lo...